The "new fogeys" better figure out a way to change this.
Sinkspur, remember this is Greeley who wrote this. The guys I went to high school with who became priests (only one a Jesuit despite our schooling!) are generally more conservative than their elders but at the same time, try to avoid getting involved in priestly politics (not easy) and get to know their parishioners. They don't prance around. Well, OK, maybe one of them.
There's a traditional Monsignor from Ireland in my current parish (lucky us, he coincidently moved from our old parish around the time we were moving!). The Diocese usually sends some young guys to serve in his parish for a few years before moving on to more responsible roles. The current prelate is an all around good guy and very in touch with the laity and the organizations surrounding the parish.
We may be just lucky though.
And Doc, you have to put a "Greeley Alert" warning in the title of these threads lest one reads the content and becomes corrupted!
Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima fogey culpa.